KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): The Securities Commission (SC) has rejected Yi-Lai Bhd's waiver application for Aspen Vision All Sdn Bhd to comply with the regulator's requirement that Aspen Vision All must be an operating entity for at least three years.
REAL estate investment trusts (REITs), as prospective property buyers, not only provide a new source of deals but is also an avenue for banks to cut property-related lending exposure as developers raise cash from property disposals to relieve their stretched balance sheets.
Real estate investment trust sector Maintain neutral: Last Thursday, the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) released several proposed enhancements to Malaysia’s guidelines on real estate investment trusts (REITs) seeking public feedback.
M-REIT sector Upgrade to overweight: Much to our surprise, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) cut the overnight policy rate (OPR) by 25 basis points to 3% and we believe this will continue to spur the market to move into yield assets, and Malaysian real estate investment trusts (M-REITs) are often the darling of equity investors during monetary easing due to their stability and high-yielding nature, despite the average yield being compressed to 6.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 14): Hong Leong Investment Bank Research (HLIB Research) has upgraded Malaysian Real Estate Investment Trusts (M-REITs) to “Overweight”, following Bank Negara’s move to cut the overnight policy rate (OPR) by 25 basis points to 3% yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 14): The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has granted a waiver to Sunway Real Estate Investment Trust (Sunway REIT) that will allow the company to acquire land to construct an extension of the Sunway Carnival Mall in Seberang Perai, Penang.
MALAYSIAN real estate investment trusts (M-REITs) may soon be allowed to put as much as 15% of their total assets into development projects and vacant land for development and are already positioning themselves for the liberalisation that is slated for the end of the year, industry sources say.